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Megan Barto

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Choose Your Words Carefully

Choose Your Words Carefully

There are over a million words in the English language. Think about that, a over million words. Pretty crazy, huh? As an automotive industry professional, …

Who's Down The Street? How to Differentiate Yourself In A Busy World

Who's Down The Street? How to Differentiate Yourself In A Busy World

Look around, who’s your biggest (local) competition. If you’re like most of us, you know who they are, you constantly see their sales numbers and wonde…

Your customers talk...so listen!

Your customers talk...so listen!

I went to the Apple Store the other day (something I'm sure a lot of us have done). You see, I roll with a 4 year old Macbook Air & I love it but the…

When My Used Car Manager Isn't My Used Car Manager

When My Used Car Manager Isn't My Used Car Manager

The title may confuse you - “But Megan, most stores have a Used Car Manager!” You’re right - of course they do; and mine does too.  But the point …

Want to increase your Facebook Likes?

Want to increase your Facebook Likes?

So wait - if you're already spending money on Facebook to Boost Posts, and there's an easy way to invite people who don't already like you page to like it?…

Confidence On A Phone Call

Confidence On A Phone Call

Taking a phone up properly is one of the most important things a dealership employee can do.  Keyword is *properly.*  There’s been much talk in the ind…

Google "My Business App" Back in Business!

Google "My Business App" Back in Business!

There's been some confusion regarding the Google "My Business App" on the Apple App store recently - (sorry Android users - I don't know if you had the sam…

How to Live Tweet An Event - In Particular - DSES!

How to Live Tweet An Event - In Particular - DSES!

With all the talk about taking notes, and using IFTTT to record your tweets - I'd like to discuss the art of live tweeting. Live tweeting takes a little b…

Breakouts In Your Back Pocket - How Podcasts Can Educate Your Team All Year Long

Breakouts In Your Back Pocket - How Podcasts Can Educate Your Team All Year Long

With what is affectionately known as "Conference Season" in full swing, you can hear a lot of talk about "which conference are you going to? As I type this…

How important is a job title?

How important is a job title?

Many of you might have noticed - I've been hanging out on here in DrivingSales for a while.  A few months ago, I changed the required "Title" to "Sales Ca…

The 3 Most Important Words In Sales

The 3 Most Important Words In Sales

When you hire a new sales professional, they have a TON of tests to go through. HR tests, product knowledge tests, they even have tests on their tests! The…

Who’s on Your Team?

Who’s on Your Team?

We’ve heard it time & time again, “People Buy From People.”  Being in this automotive-digital-marketing-world, I spend some of m…

Why can't you be excited?

Why can't you be excited?

Having been in this business for 6+ years, when it’s time for me to buy a car, it is not an emotional decision at all.  In fact, it’s more…

It's All About Family

It's All About Family

Why do I work in the auto industry? Because I’m a gear head?  No - you’ll realize that once you meet me in person. I can’t even cha…

Let’s Communicate!

Let’s Communicate!

We’re trained from day 1 on how to communicate with customers. Communication is key to our business; from processes, to word tracks, to phone sc…

End Of The Month Strategy All Month Long

End Of The Month Strategy All Month Long

  "It's the end of the month. We expect everyone here as much as possible. No days off this week. We need 12 more units burning gas to re…

Give yourself an Unfair Advantage

Give yourself an Unfair Advantage

I’m sure all (or at least most) people who frequent the on-line automotive forums have at least heard of the new book coming out, The Unfair Advant…

What's On Your Desk?

What's On Your Desk?

    For those of us in the car biz, sometimes one can feel like their desk is their second (or sometimes first) home?  Most people in …

Share & Share Alike on Facebook

Share & Share Alike on Facebook

Ahhh Facebook.  Dealers for several years now have been posting things to their Facebook Wall. If it’s new car specials, pictures of “Ha…

Don’t Forget About Social Media!

Don’t Forget About Social Media!

Did you watch the Daytona 500 last night?  Typically, there were quite a few crashes (after all – how exciting would it be for cars to turn le…

Down With Tweet Book!

Down With Tweet Book!

  I like twitter.  I’ve met lots of people using my personal twitter account.  I see also the value of Twitter for Autom…

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